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St Croix Island Historical Site

8 Miles South on Rt I From Calais, Maine on St Croix River, Calais, ME 34119
+1 239-566-6092
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Great off the Trail stop

This was a spur of the moment stop. The staff were very knowledgeable and friendly. Will stop in... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
lmmrn
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Kerhonkson, New York
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Awesome!

So check to make sure they're open because I think they are short staffed at this park. But this... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Charlotte W
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Westville, Oklahoma
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8 Miles South on Rt I From Calais, Maine on St Croix River, Calais, ME 34119
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+1 239-566-6092
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a spur of the moment stop. The staff were very knowledgeable and friendly. Will stop in again.

Thank lmmrn
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So check to make sure they're open because I think they are short staffed at this park. But this park is absolutely beautiful! The Rangers inside are awesome they are all very friendly and helpful. Make sure you walk down to the Waterfront and see...More

Thank Charlotte W
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautifully told story of the history of the first French settlement on St Croix Island in 1604. Absolutely gorgeous bronze sculptures! Worth stopping even tho the Ranger Station was closed for the day by the time we arrived!

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Reviewed 23 April 2018

It is really nice to be able to stop at any time of the year at St. Croix Island and show friends the excellent interpretive signs and displays, and especially, the remarkable sculptures.

Thank lcbs
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Reviewed 25 October 2017

We visited in the off season. The bathrooms were open. The park itself is on the small side, but they did a really good job with the historical markers and sculptures.

Thank ReneeH3
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

We happened upon this small site by chance and stopped to see it and stretch our legs. It's located on the ocean with scenic views. As you walk the pathway toward the ocean, the history of this site is explained on raised tablets, easy to...More

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Reviewed 11 October 2017

Nothing really to do except see some beautiful views. Was a nice pit stop. They have a boat ramp if you have a boat.

Thank holy350
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Reviewed 15 September 2017

A very pleasant stop to learn the history of the Acadia Settlers. A easy trail to the banks where one can see St Croix Island. A nice stop to spend 1 - 2 hours. The Ranger gives a nice presentation but no tour. Only difficulty...More

Thank dbaizel
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

Hubby and i decided to take a break from hiking and do some touristy things. The planned trips were finished before noon, so we decided to go to St Croix. It was great to get the history, but was disappointing because there isn't any access...More

Thank PreferFoodIDontCook
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Reviewed 11 September 2017

This little national park is right on the side of the road between Eastport and Calais. Bronze statues and interpretive signs on a little path tell the story of the first French settlement in North America (1604). The ranger on duty inside the visitor center...More

Thank viajera1741
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